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Caf Awards: Oshoala wins fifth African Women’s Player of the Year award (Full list)

Caf Awards: Oshoala wins fifth African Women’s Player of the Year award (Full list)

Asisat Oshoala of Nigeria and Barcelona was named the 2022 African Women’s Player of the Year at the Caf Awards ceremony in Rabat on Thursday.

The 27-year-old won the award, beating out Ajara Nchout Njoya of Cameroon and Inter Milan, as well as Grace Chanda, who represents Zambia internationally ( Kazygurt).

She becomes the first African to win the prestigious award five times, surpassing Perpetua Nkwocha, who won it four times.

Oshoala is the fourth Nigerian to land the women’s version of the award, following in the footsteps of Mercy Akide (2001), Nkwocha (2004, 2005, 2010 & 2011) and Cynthia Uwak (2006 & 2007).

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Women’s Awards in Full

Club of the Year (Women) – Mamelodi Sundowns  
Interclub Player of the Year (Women) – Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Alvaldsnes)
Young Player of the Year (Women) – Evelyn Badu (Ghana & Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies/Alvaldsnes)
Coach of the Year (Women) – Desiree Ellis (South Africa)

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